On October 16, 2016, shortly after 6:30 p.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information about a father who was going to hurt his son in the City of Elliot Lake.
Investigation revealed that a father went to pick up his 14 year old son at a residence on Bailey Lane where he son wasn’t supposed to be. The father and son used a walking trail to get to the father’s residence on Ottawa Avenue. While on the walking trail the father physically assaulted and threatened to harm the boy.
As a result, a 39 year male from Elliot Lake, Ontario, was charged with:
Assault, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC); and
Uttering Threats-Cause Death or Bodily Harm, contrary to section 264.1(1)(4) of the CC.
The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Elliot Lake on December 6, 2016.